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Lecture at Hertford College Announced

A lecture on the subject of “Waugh’s Enemies” has been announced for Mo, 25 September at Hertford College, Oxford: Cecil Beaton, Randolph Churchill, the BBC …. English writer Evelyn Waugh was not short of enemies. He was infamous for both … Continue reading

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Handful, Oxford and North End Road

Author Gill Hornby in her Daily Mail column takes up the literary genre of expat novels. This is in response to two of her children expatriating themselves: We Brits didn’t only build the model for expat life, we’ve also provided its … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh as a Tourist Destination

Evelyn Waugh is mentioned in two recent articles in connection with places tourists might be likely to visit. The first is in an article in the Daily Telegraph’s travel column by Harry Mount. This relates to the centenary celebration of … Continue reading

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Powell Society Visits Waugh’s Oxford

The latest issue of the Anthony Powell Society Newsletter (No. 65, Winter 2016) is largely devoted to reports of a visit to Oxford made by its members last September. The theme was “Oxford Day Out: AP and His Chums,” and inevitably … Continue reading

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Brideshead Reviewed in Oxford (More)

The Oxford Mail and other local papers have carried a report welcoming the stage adaptation of Brideshead Revisited back to its academic home. The report is accompanied by photos of members of the cast and crew in the dining hall … Continue reading

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Waugh Cameo in BBC Series on Tatler Magazine

BBC has started a series of three programs on Tatler magazine: Posh People: Inside Tatler. In the first episode (Monday, 24 November) Matthew Bell, newly appointed Commissioning Editor, is among those interviewed. He was formerly the society diarist for the Independent … Continue reading

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